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Date Printed: 3/31/2015
Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2010
Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2010
(search item no. 114952)
screw cap wine
green wine

Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 3/31/2015: $12.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 87 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 91 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 88 points
2005 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2003 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A pale straw with green tinges, the Yalumba Y Series Riesling 2010 is a light to medium bodied style of wine. Aromas of fresh apple blossom and grapefruit are complemented by subtle hints of cinnamon, paw paw and lavender. The fine palate shows flavors of lemons, lime peel and grapefruit. The light body of the wine is enhanced by a juicy acidity and fruit-tingle-like persistence. A wine to enjoy with simple flavors, such as grilled whiting accompanied by a squeeze of lemon. Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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About Yalumba:

Yalumba is Australia's oldest family-owned winery, founded in 1849 by Samuel Smith. From modest beginnings, the Yalumba Wine Company has grown to become one of Australia's most successful wineries, owned by 5th generation Robert Hill-Smith. Yalumba regularly receives accolades for its outstanding wines, and for its leadership in viticultural innovation and sustainable farming. Yalumba was the first winery in the world to be recognized with the Climate Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (2007), earned the International Green Apple Gold Award from House of Commons (U.K. 2011), and was the first winery outside the United States to win the BRIT International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing Competition (2013). The Yalumba portfolio commences with the fresh and flavorsome varietal wines of the Y Series, then moves up to the Samuel’s Garden line to capture the essence of the classic Rhone-influenced varietals of the Barossa and Eden Valleys, explores sub-regional complexity through innovative, modern wines in the Hand Pickedline, and culminates with the coveted, collectible Yalumba Rare and Fine wines including Signature and Octavius.